Ancestor Stories - Ray Family

William Wray Jr of Colonial Brunswick Co, VA

I offer this information for the research value. I'm not sure how it connects to my Wray / Ray Family.


  • 28 September 1728 - Land Grant, 724 acres on both sides of Stoney Hill Run

Note on 28 September 1728, Francis Wray also got a land grant in Brunswick Co, Va.

Land Grants Patent Wray, William, Jr. grantee.
Title Land grant 28 September 1728.
Summary Location: Brunswick County.
Description: 724 acres on both sides of Stoney Hill Run.
Source: Land Office Patents No. 14, 1728-1732 (pt.1 & 2), p. 130 (Reel 11).
Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.